A reason to celebrate: North Aurora boy marks freedom from leukemia
NORTH AURORA – Eleven-year-old Max Williams likes to spend his free time playing basketball or with his remote control helicopters. In other words, he enjoys acting like a kid.
Max was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when he was 3 years old. After 3˝ years of chemotherapy and five years of follow-up, he is considered cured.
To mark the milestone, a blood drive for Lifesource will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 17 at Funway Ultimate Entertainment Center, 1335 S. River St., Batavia. During his treatment, Max received more than 16 blood and platelet transfusions.
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